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`Aims to enhance management practice in education by presenting research findings and theory from a wide range of contributors' - Skills and Enterprise Update 'This is indeed a book which could be useful to a much larger readership than the normal closed circle of those working in education' - Managing Schools Today The book presents relevant research and theory in order to enhance management practice in education. The editors' intention is to articulate good practice on the basis of evidence in educational settings. The ideas presented here are derived from international research and practice and apply to all phases of education, with the emphasis on applying research findings t

Performance Appraisal and Review
Performance appraisal and review
Introduction

The educational performance of institutions, teachers and learners in many countries has been increasingly significant as economic prosperity has been perceived to be closely linked with the quality of an educated and skilled workforce. Brown and Lauder (1996, p.23) state that ‘the increasing importance attached to education in the global economy is not misplaced in the sense that nations will increasingly have to define the wealth of nations in terms of the quality of human resources among the population’. This chapter is concerned with the task facing the leaders and managers in individual schools and colleges, of enabling their staff to perform as effectively as possible. Only through that will the educational goals of the organisation be achieved, ...

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